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Project by dgreen50 posted 415 days ago 2238 views 35 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Macacuba candle box with split hinged top. Walnut lift tabs. Lacquer finish. Simple but fun box to make. Hinges are 1/8 brass rods

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#2 posted 415 days ago

Very nice idea i love the hinged top and the grain alignment.

-- Pain is temporary, quitting last forever.

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#3 posted 415 days ago

I like it
Nice design, nice choice of timber overall a very unique job!
Good work

Robert Brennan

-- Regards Robert

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#4 posted 415 days ago

A nice clean design executed with some very cool wood. Good job!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#5 posted 415 days ago

Nice looking box…have never seen one open from the sides like that…very cool….great work.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#6 posted 415 days ago

Looks great to me

-- the stone rejected by the builders will become the capstone

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#7 posted 415 days ago

way nice Sir.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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#8 posted 415 days ago

Realy nice clean design as mentioned above…Would like to try to make one of these.. Do the ends of the lid and the two sides have rabbets ?

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#9 posted 414 days ago

I really like that box.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#10 posted 414 days ago

For Widdle
The front and back of the box do have a rabbet down each side the thickness of the top. The sides only come up to the
top of the rabbet_ on the front and back ( to give clearance for the top to swing open). Also the top’s ends that meet the sides of the box are rounded over with a 1/4 inch round-over bit on the underside to allow the tops to open without interference.

thx for the comment.

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#11 posted 414 days ago

Simply beautiful. Great wood wisely used and a great design too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#12 posted 413 days ago

Fine looking box, dgreen. Would you give me your source for the brass rods? Thanks

-- --Dale Page

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#13 posted 413 days ago

Neat and classy box! Like the hinged top and the pulls. The pretty grains really pop with the finish. Well done!

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#14 posted 413 days ago

nice and clean desing. I like this box!!!

-- Work is my road to knowledge,Curiosity is my fellow traveler. El trabajo es mi camino al conocimiento, la curiosidad es mi compañero de viaje. Héctor

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#15 posted 412 days ago

Dgreen, like your the design you used in this box. It is wonderfully symmetrical and neatly made. The wood choice is a knock out. I may have to make my version of of your box in your honor. The design intrigues me. Your jewelry box was very well done, but this is my favorite so far. Thanks for sharing your work with us. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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